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January 18, 2018

Intex partners with TISS to provide academic qualification to semi-skilled workers


New Delhi: Indian smartphones, consumer durables and IT technologies manufacturer Intex Technologies recently announced it’s collaboration with Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) to provide formal academic training and qualification to its pool of semi-skilled manpower in Noida factories hailing from remote parts of the country.

As part of the association, Intex as the skill knowledge partner will provide practical on-job training to school pass-outs at its manufacturing plant in Noida and TISS will be running a 3-year Bachelors in Vocational Studies or B. Voc (with Specialisation in Electronics Manufacturing).

The identified students and industrial workforce working 8-hours per day in the Noida factory will be simultaneously enrolled with TISS for their graduation program. After the 8-hour work schedule, the workforce is given 2-hours of academic training (6PM to 8PM) in Bachelors in Vocational Studies (Specialisation in Electronics Manufacturing) program designed by TISS.

The course will be a 3-year or six-semester program and will be conducted at a premise adjacent to the Intex factory building in Noida.

Commenting on this initiative, Narendra Bansal, chairman and managing director, Intex Technologies, said, “The Modi Government’s s India Development agenda through Skill India, Make in India and Digital India policies will give impetus to the country’s overall economic development, unleash India’s skill resource and thereby create millions of skilled jobs across sectors. At Intex, we follow the same motto by not just aiming to create basic jobs but skilled manpower and high-skilled jobs for the country. We are happy to partner with TISS which in future will not only benefit the industry but the employability scenario of the country.”

Intex will recruit 500-600 annually through two admission sessions in July and January. The area of focus for the recruitment programs would be certain areas of East Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Jharkhand.

With the operational of the TISS collaboration, Intex Technologies is also in the process of finalizing an independent skills development program with the UP Government to be implemented in the near future.

Note: News shared for public awareness with reference from the information provided at online news portals.

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